2019 December 3 15:43

Throughput of port Azov in 11M’19 fell by 22% to 9.63 million tonnes

In January-November 2019, seaport of Azov handled 9.638 million tonnes of cargo, down 22%, year-on-year. According to the stevedoring companies’ statistics, internal turnover of Azov seaport fell by 24% to 7.616 million tonnes. 

Imports grew by 6% to 383,000 tonnes, exports fell by 3% to 4.090 million tonnes, short-sea traffic – by 42% to 3.144 million tonnes, transit – by 12% to 2.022 million tonnes.

In the reporting period, coal transshipment grew by 39% to 1.632 million tonnes. Transshipment of grain dropped by 35% to 5.287 million tonnes, oil products – by 13% to 2.186 million tonnes.

In the reporting period the port of Azov registered 3,185 arrivals and 3,185 departures versus 3,962 arrivals and 3,985 departures in the 11-months period of the previous year.

Port of Azov is situated on the banks of the Don river. It is the main gateway between the Mediterranean Sea with the inland waterways of Russia and the Caspian Sea, for freight flows to the central part of Russia, the Urals and Central Asia. The boundaries of the port's basin include the River Don from the 3151.0-km stretch, the Koysug River to the receiving Buoy No 1 of Azov-Don Sea Canal, including outer anchorage No. 6 and the Calancea bayou to Dugino stop-over point.